git-http-fetch — Download from a remote Git repository via HTTP
git http-fetch [-c] [-t] [-a] [-d] [-v] [-w filename] [--recover] [--stdin] <commit> <url>
Downloads a remote Git repository via HTTP.
This command always gets all objects. Historically, there were three options -a, -c and -t for choosing which objects to download. They are now silently ignored.
Either the hash or the filename under [URL]/refs/ to pull.
- -a, -c, -t
These options are ignored for historical reasons.
Report what is downloaded.
- -w <filename>
Writes the commit-id into the filename under $GIT_DIR/refs/<filename> on the local end after the transfer is complete.
Instead of a commit id on the command line (which is not expected in this case), git http-fetch expects lines on stdin in the format
Verify that everything reachable from target is fetched. Used after an earlier fetch is interrupted.
Part of the git(1) suite